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By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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3rd Quarter 2017 NYC Residential Market Report    The average price for Manhattan apartments dropped in the third quarter, as new development closings over $10 million fell 42% from a year ago. This decrease in luxury sales brought the overall average new development price down 24% from a year ag...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Looking at the modern day Ba-gua Map you’ll recognize the four seasons that correspond with the directions; North (winter), West (autumn), East (spring) and South (summer).  We have entered into the season of autumn which is about harvesting what we planted in the spring (literally and intentiona...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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We are all aware of the devastation Hurricane Maria has done to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Time is of the essence to help bring clean drinking water, food, forms of electricity, medical aid, and much more. My New York Feng Shui client, Floara Luyando, established a Go Fund Me page and i...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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How many of you Long Islander’s commute through Penn Station in New York City? Upon arrival and departure, how often do you observe your surroundings in Penn Station? If not often, I invite you to take a brief moment to witness the unique thought process behind the transformation.  Gov. Andrew Cu...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Lately, I’ve been receiving multiple calls to provide Feng Shui Consultations with the purpose of selling homes. So getting right to it, here are five tips to help the process of selling move along.   TIP #1:Pay close attention to the initial impressions you receive upon approaching the house. St...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Empathy is the ability to understand, feel, and experience another person's spirit and soul through heart connection. This also includes the connection to mother earth’s creations and the entire universal dynamic.  The implementation of Feng Shui suggestions goes way beyond the bases of making a ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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   Let’s delve a little deeper into the art and science of Feng Shui through the eyes of Sacred Geometry. The diagrams you see above represent the Western Ba-gua Map and a superimposed Ba-gua Map over a floor plan. Each area on the map represents a major life section that becomes a metaphor of li...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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Monday, September 11, 2017 Robert Swetz will never forget 9/11   Robert Swetz will never forget 9/11   In 1982 I had the privilege of visiting New York City with the John Robert Powers Company. I spent 5 nights at the Waldorf Astoria set up by the JRP company along with 30 other students.   I lov...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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ABSOLUTELY!! Pets bring both Yin (gentle) and Yang (lively) energy into your home and office. Another noted benefit is our pets can be some of our greatest teachers in learning patience, compassion, acceptance, and unconditional love.  "A large review of studies by the British Psychological Socie...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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1. The buzzing sound of “Declutter” will continue to be the #1 starting Feng Shui suggestion during these current times because our society has adopted somewhat of a clutter-bug lifestyle. As the saying goes, less is more. This is essential for everyone to practice. A team of UCLA researchers in ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Hey all! This moring I conducted a SnapChat interview with Forbes. The interview will be on Snapchat @forbes until tomorrow morning (July 29th, 2017) at 11am. As a quick recap, Forbes started a Snapchat channel called “You Do What?” that focuses on unique professions and those behind them. Today,...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Before providing a Feng Shui consultation in New York City I took a stroll along the south side of Central Park. It was a beautiful day to simply walk and observe the local happenings. Here are a couple of photos I snapped before meeting with my client. For those of you who have visited Central P...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Question:"Dear Laura,I've been fascinated with the topic of Feng Shui for several years know and I have become really confused with certain things. For example, I've read in books and articles that my bathroom is considered a huge drain on my energy. Is this true?Thank you,Kathryn Walsh"Answer:De...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Wishing you all a happy, fun, and safe 4th of July! from Feng Shui Manhattan. Let us celebrate this day in honor of peace, humanity, diversity and community.  What will you be doing to celebrate? As for me, I have a birthday lunch to attend, then a small BBQ with family and in the evening, kayaki...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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  Hey Ladies and Gents! This is an updated video of my front entrance from a Feng Shui perspective. The intention for creating this short segment is to help share more insights into how you could create a harmonious front entrance with simple changes. Keep in mind, there are key principles you ca...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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It's Friday fun-day! Here is a playful tip on how to use a more metaphysical approach to Feng Shui-ing your home. According to Doreen Virtue, she recommends calling upon Archangel Jophiel as she affectionately and respectfully refers to Jophiel as the “Feng Shui Angel.” Jophiel knows how much an ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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I am happy to share I was interviewed by Realtor.com in regard to providing insight into the world of Feng Shui. Throughout the article you will also read great tips from fellow Feng Shui Experts on what to avoid when Feng Shui-ing your home. Enjoy and happy Feng Shui-ing!To read the full article...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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From a Feng Shui perspective, the flooring represents one of the main foundations of your home. Choosing a floor design that is continuous through out your home is a common suggestion as this represents strong supportive energy [chi’]. When each room has different flooring, the energetic foundati...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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The Feng Shui Bagua map (also called ba-gua or pakua) is one of the main tools utilized in Feng Shui to analyze the energy of any given space. For this particular post, I am focusing on the BTB [Black Hat] bagua map of Feng Shui.  Translated from Chinese, bagua literally means "8 areas.” You coul...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Feng Shui is estimated to be around 5,000 years old. It’s a lifestyle practice that provides environmental healing for the body, mind and spirit by harmonizing your home and office. The Ba-gua map is one of many tools utilized to help identify strengths and weaknesses within those given spaces. I...

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